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Chris Hedges

Chris Hedges

Chris Hedges is a Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist who was a foreign correspondent for fifteen years for The New York Times, where he served as the Middle East Bureau Chief and Balkan Bureau Chief for the paper. He is the host of the Emmy Award-nominated RT America show On Contact. His most recent book is "America: The Farewell Tour" (2019).

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Steven Donziger and the Judicial Executioners of the Corporate State

Imprisoning the David to Chevron's Goliath is the latest outrage by a US judiciary now engineered to always favor the interests of capital.

Chris Hedges ·


America's Unpleasant Fate: Oligarchy or Autocracy

The competing systems of power are divided between alternatives which widen the social and political divide—and increase potential for violent conflict.

Chris Hedges ·


Evil Spawns Evil: The US Routinely Sends Incendiary Messages

The hijackers who carried out the 9/11 attacks spoke to America in the idiom of violence we taught them.

Chris Hedges ·


A Vengeful American Empire Has Been Humiliated in Afghanistan

The Americans, like the British and the Soviets before them, dug their own graveyard in Afghanistan.

Chris Hedges ·


World's Most Powerful Imprison Julian Assange for His Virtues—Not His Vices

The Wikileaks founder exposed the truth over and over and over until there was no question of the endemic illegality, corruption and mendacity that defines the global ruling elite. And for these truths they came after him, as they have come after all who dared rip back the veil on power.

Chris Hedges ·


Israel Is Carrying Out Mass Murder, Aided and Abetted by the US

Israel is not exercising "the right to defend itself" in the occupied Palestinian territories. It is carrying out mass murder. It is a war crime. 

Chris Hedges ·


The Collapse of the American Empire

U.S. leadership has stumbled from one military debacle to another, a trajectory mirroring the sad finales of other historical imperial powers.

Chris Hedges ·


The Evil Within Us: Evangelicals and Mass Murder in Atlanta

Millions of largely white Americans, hermetically sealed within the ideology of the Christian Right, yearn to destroy the 'Satanic' forces they blame for the debacle of their lives. And one such evangelical just killed eight people in Atlanta.

Chris Hedges ·

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